Tag Archives: New York City

Interest In Early Childhood Health Leads To Three Funders Working Together

One pathway to preventing and reducing poverty-related adversity in early childhood is to build the capacity of pediatric primary care providers to identify nonmedical threats to young children's health and to connect families to appropriate social services. Three funders in New York City are...

July 11, 2017

Building Sustainable Partnerships To Improve Access To Breast Cancer Treatment For Uninsured Women

The nonprofit Breast Treatment Task Force, a partnership-based payment and delivery system model, facilitates screenings, diagnostic follow-ups, and treatments for a variety of people in New York City who lack insurance coverage. Donations from health care providers, foundations, and others are...

June 20, 2017

People Post: Staff Changes And Job Openings In Health Philanthropy

Read news about comings and goings at foundations around the country and check out the job openings in interesting locations.

April 18, 2017

Connecting Immigrants To Health Care Coverage

In New York City alone, about 345,000 undocumented immigrants were uninsured in 2013. A foundation has been trying to help immigrants—documented and undocumented—in that city to learn about health care coverage that may be available to them.

June 29, 2016

Milestones On The Path To Population Health

Divergent definitions of population health reflect a broader reality that health reform has not resulted in very much productive collaboration between public health and health care. We propose two objectives to better shape a truly integrated population health platform and address social...

April 11, 2016

Spanish-Language Mobile App Helps To Extend Health Coverage Safety Net

The New York Community Trust has awarded funding to FAIR Health to develop, promote, and distribute a mobile phone app to Latinos in New York City. The goal is to help them become more engaged and better-informed health care consumers.

October 14, 2015